Despite humble beginnings, Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is the Premier League’s leading scorer and has propelled his team to the top of the standings
Jamie Vardy now 26 started his senior football carrier in the 2007/08 football season and since then has climbed the ranks of football players to be one of the best in the English Premier league.
Having won 2 ‘player of the year’ awards at both F.C. Halifax and Fleetwood town before finally being singed into the Leicester City squad who were at this point still in the championship league, for a record non-league transfer fee of £1 million.
After winning the Championship in 2014, he scored in a record eleven consecutive Premier League matches in 2015, breaking Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record, and made his international debut earlier in the same year.
This epic journey of ‘rags to riches’, shows that no matter where you start off you can always make it to the top if you try hard enough and more importantly never stop trying to be the best of the best.
This is echoed by football agents who are contantly on the look out for young talented players who deserve a chance to make it.